But his trainer, Alexei Mishin, froze as Plushenko came out of his two final jumps. "You could tell he was hurting."Hardly a year has passed since Plushenko, the home-crowd favorite of the Games in Sochi, had major surgery on his spine—the 13th operation of his career—which left him with debilitating pain through much of his Olympic training.
Although he won a gold medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino, he is, at 31, now in the twilight of his career, and his wife has warned that another bad fall could paralyze him. On Sunday, after his performance in the team figure skating event, Russia finally won its first gold medal.
She explained, “Plushenko really is ‘the Emperor of Ice,’ so I’m just going to leave this portrait of ‘Plushenko the First’ here.” ▼Hmm, I don’t recall this historical portrait from my high school European history class…As a first-year university student, she was beside herself with excitement that he had even noticed her tweet.For two years running, national surveys have found him to be Russia's favorite athlete, well ahead of his peers in more mainstream sports like tennis and boxing.Off the ice, his reputation as a prima donna has also given endless fodder for the tabloids, which never seem to tire of featuring his blond mullet and shimmery suits on their covers.He became the youngest ever World Junior Champion and World medalist at age 14, winning the 1997 World Junior Championships.
The following year, at age 15, he won the bronze medal at the 1998 World Championships.In March opened my school, where I will train with the athletes in the future, maybe I'll go to the championship of Russia, the world, the Olympic Games." Olympics 2018 will be held in South Korea's Pyeongchang, from 9 to 25 February 2018. I continue to skate for you, but I'm interested in engaging with those who love figure skating, because the ice is my life, most of my life I spent on the ice and do not intend to violate the traditions, doors of my academy are open to children from all over the world! I am sure we will succeed.) https:// St WDLIk/ icenetwork @icenetwork 3h Plushenko says he does not know "in what capacity" he will go to the Olympic Games in 2018.https://twitter.com/icenetwork/statu...83018639466496 google translate Two-time Olympic figure skating champion Yevgeny Plushenko does not know in what capacity will go to the Olympic Games in 2018 in South Korean Pyeongchang. Plushenko was not included in the extended part of the Russian team at the Olympics 2018 Plushenko won the gold medal of the Olympics 2006 in figure skating, as well as the 2014 Games in Sochi in the team competition.Japan just can’t seem to get enough of Russian figure skaters. In fact, 2002 Olympic champion Alexei Yagudin published his autobiography in Japan before in his home country!Yesterday, we shared with you some fan art dedicated to 15-year-old Yulia Lipnitskaya, who even displayed a piece on her personal social media site.In 2010, when his performance fell just shy of the gold medal at the last Winter Games in Vancouver, Plushenko threw such a tantrum that Putin felt obliged to assuage the skater's ego in a personal telegram which declared: “Your silver is worth gold.” Plushenko's big chance to make up for his loss in Vancouver was always meant to come in Sochi. How could we have the Olympics in Russia without Zhenya,” says Yana Rudkovskaya, his wife and manager, using a pet name for her husband.